Link Technologies LLC - Aiken, SC

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Link Technologies is currently looking for a Buyer for a long-term 2 year contract in Aiken, South Carolina.

  • Safety is a primary responsibility in each job performed. Obtain safety training, obey safety rules, and make safety an integral part of each task. Take the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or will create an unsafe condition.
  • Assist customers in developing complex scopes of work and pre-procurement planning.
  • Prepare, review, issue, negotiate and administer procurement packages in accordance with established policies and procedures; identify and resolve customers' and suppliers' problematic concerns while effecting competitive sources of supply to the highest practical extent possible.
  • Perform price reasonableness analyses, and be proficient in cost analysis.
  • Review sole source justifications and emergency requisitions.
  • Review all procurement correspondence prior to issuance to subcontractor or supplier.
  • Review subcontracts prior to issuance to the Department of Energy for Notice to Proceed and Consent to Award.
  • Review procurement forms used to document transactions to ensure consistency of operations or preclude procedural conflicts with other functional organizations.
  • Ensure proper control systems are in place and develop set-aside procurements for Small Business, Small Disadvantage Business and the Woman Owned Business concerns, whenever possible, to ensure fair and equal consideration is provided.
  • Conduct market surveys, administer lease subcontracts, and negotiate lease agreements.
  • Plan and execute sound, logical and achievable purchase strategies and long term procurement programs to provide solutions to complex acquisition problems.
  • Resolve recurring supplier problems involving payments, quality and delivery.
  • Develop and maintain reliable and cost competitive sources of supply, while supporting the socioeconomic policies set forth by client and the Department of Energy (DOE).
  • Administer existing purchase orders/subcontracts including the review of invoices to ensure 100% compliance to purchase order/subcontract terms and conditions for invoice submittals.
  • Identify and resolve often significant differences between client and supplier objectives as well as customer requirements.
  • Must keep abreast of policies, rules and processes and must be able to persuasively articulate them verbally and in writing.
  • Apply, with resourcefulness and innovation, procurement principles, theories, concepts, procedures and techniques to the development of Purchase Orders and Subcontracts using the client Automated Procurement System.


  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Business, Economics or Management; MBA, MS or CPM certification a plus.
  • Membership in Contract Management Association (NCMA) is highly recommended.

  • 5+ years of experience in procurement; at least 3-5 years of direct and federal related procurement experience with demonstrated knowledge and experience in subcontract terms and conditions, and negotiations; skilled in computer usage and procurement systems; demonstrate understanding and experience of government and/or commercial sector procurement; knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR), or other agency regulations oriented toward procurement of goods and services in a complex environment; knowledge of codes and standards, Davis Bacon Act and general construction operations; and familiarity with best value purchasing, and experience with Federal government socioeconomic programs / prior procurement experience with a DOE Contractor preferred.
  • Experience with Automated Procurement System for Purchase Order and/or Subcontract Development.
  • Experience with Contractors' Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR) and/or Procurement Evaluation Review Team (PERT) preferred but not mandatory.



CPSR Contractor's Purchasing System Reviews

DEAR Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations

DOE Department of Energy

FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations

NCMA National Contract Management Association

PERT Procurement Evaluation Review Team

Work Hours: A 40 hour work week is scheduled. Client utilizes various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), and a 9/80s. Work week normally excludes client holidays. Each work day has a 30-minute non-paid lunch.

Area Security Access: A security clearance is not required

To apply, please send your resume in MS Word format to and reference Job ID # 5533. We regret that we are unable to provide VISA sponsorship at this time. We look forward to working with you!